Meet The New RAV4: Toyota Unveils The Next-Generation Of One Of Canada’s Favourite SUVs

Canadians get their first look at the Edmonton Motorshow, April 12-15 2018


TORONTO, ONTARIO, April 11, 2018 – Toyota Canada is ready for 2018 with a full range of models designed to inspire and impress – and nowhere is that more apparent than with the 2019 Toyota RAV4. The next generation of this popular compact SUV makes its Canadian debut at the Edmonton Motorshow this month.

“Toyota is committed to giving customers more of what they want – and as our best-selling vehicle, it’s clear that many Canadians want the RAV4, and will be thrilled with this all new version,” said Cyril Dimitris, Vice President, Toyota Canada Inc. “There is so much that’s new about this vehicle – from its platform, to its bold design and refined cabin. Best of all, the hybrid version of this will be built in Canada, joining its conventional gas-engine cousin at our RAV4 assembly plant.”

Highlights in Toyota’s booth this year include:

2019 Toyota RAV4

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 expresses adventure and refinement in equal doses. The first RAV4 to benefit from the Toyota New Global Architecture platform, the 2019 model features all-new bodywork and cabin design, plus a new powertrain that delivers more power, better fuel efficiency, and improved capability – on and off the road. The all-new super-sporty XSE Hybrid model is sure to make waves, with standard AWD among many exciting features. Intuitive standard and available technologies and features include the Entune 3.0 entertainment and information system, Apple CarPlay, a new all-wheel drive system, multi-terrain select system, hands-free power lift-gate, a digital display rear view mirror, and more. The new RAV4 also sets new standards for safety, with the introduction of Toyota Safety Sense (TSS) 2.0 – the next generation of active safety features designed to enhance a driver’s capabilities to help keep everyone safe on the road. Everyone deserves to arrive safely, which is why more than 95% of Toyota vehicles now have standard-equipped Toyota Safety Sense features. Highlights of the new TSS 2.0 include an updated pre-collision system with enhanced deceleration capabilities, enhanced pedestrian detection, cyclist detection, “road edge detection” and new ‘lane tracing assist’ to increase the vehicle’s ability to help drivers stay in their lane even more, an updated Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and more.

Other Toyota models

The new RAV4 joins a full range of Toyota models, including the all-new 2019 Toyota Avalon, the ever-popular Corolla and Camry, the legendary 4Runner and Tacoma, the street-savvy Toyota 86 and C-HR, and the world’s most popular and proven line-up of stylish and efficient hybrid vehicles.

The 2018 Edmonton Motorshow takes place April 12-15 at the Edmonton Expo Centre.

About Toyota Canada Inc.

Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is the exclusive Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sold over 5 million vehicles in Canada through a national network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and reliability in the vehicles Canadians drive and the service they receive. TCI’s head office is located in Toronto, with regional offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax and parts distribution centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates two manufacturing facilities in Canada. Having produced more than seven million vehicles, popular Canadian models built at these facilities include Toyota RAV4, Toyota Corolla, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid.


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